Category: Pace of Change

the fires are burning

  I’ve been enjoying the deep swim into poetry, and I raised my head to look around…and oh my goodness. Our world seems to be descending further…into a darkness that I was hoping we were going to slowly transcend and into more light. I… Continue Reading “the fires are burning”

leading ourselves

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained. – Helen Keller Each of us is responsible – individually – for ourselves. We lead ourselves, whether or not… Continue Reading “leading ourselves”

the beauty of poetry

Dear Readers… I hope this post finds you well, as you continue to navigate this period of time we are experiencing collectively. We are finding our way forward in different ways. For many of us, writing is one of the tools we have and… Continue Reading “the beauty of poetry”

what we cannot see

Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. – Elizabeth Gilbert It can be said, that some among us fear that which we cannot see. It can also be said, that… Continue Reading “what we cannot see”

we ARE one

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect. – Chief Seattle   This morning, as I was preparing my… Continue Reading “we ARE one”

how are you?

How are you? I really mean it. I would really like to know how you are. Most times, we are asked how we are, and most of those who ask, don’t really want to hear a full answer. I do. When I ask, I really… Continue Reading “how are you?”

upside down

Dear Readers… I feel sure that many of you are watching the news…and are keeping a safe distance from it. A steady diet of it is not what any of us need. This is a time when our ability to observe the world, our… Continue Reading “upside down”

unmoored

“The true hypocrite is the one who ceases to perceive his deception, the one who lies with sincerity.” ― Andre Gide It may seem odd that I would begin a post with this quote. However, where we are, collectively in this part of our… Continue Reading “unmoored”

small things

On my desk sits a quote on a piece of pottery that is cradled on a small stand. Made by a local beloved potter, it is a special piece. I am a lover of quotes and when I saw this one years ago, it… Continue Reading “small things”

one more time…an opportunity to grieve

A good friend of mine said, “You are married to sorrow.” And I looked at him and said, “I am not married to sorrow. I just choose not to look away.” And I think there is deep beauty in not averting our gaze. No… Continue Reading “one more time…an opportunity to grieve”

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